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Pacquiao joined "Mobile Legends’ as ambassador, and gets own 'hero' in game

Pacquiao named new ‘Mobile Legends’ ambassador, gets own 'hero' in game!! 
World champion boxer and senator Manny Pacquiao was named the ambassador of a hugely popular mobile game "Mobile legends" and  the game 
company release a new character inspired by senator Manny Pacquiao .
Mobile Legends" released a teaser showing a pair of boxing gloves, an homage to the sports icon. And Mobile Legends named the new hero "paquito".

Also according to Arnold Vegafria, Pacquiao's business manager, said the endorsement fee coming from their deal with "Mobile Legends" will also be used to fund the senator's relief operations for victims of typhoon Ulysses.

Vegafria said it took the past 2 months to secure the "Mobile Legends" deal.

He said the online game appealed to Pacquiao, because even his kids play at home.

"Naglalaro sila during their bonding moments at home," said Vegafria. "Ang maganda may Filipino hero character na rin sa game."

Mobilel legends first release was in 2016 and became popular mobile game and It gained popularity in Southeast Asia and was even chosen as a medal event at the esports competition in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.